Making All Voices Count

Technologies, citizen voice and accountable governance

Making All Voices Count was a programme that supported the development and spread of innovative approaches to fostering accountable, responsive governance – many of them using tools and platforms based on mobile phone and digital technologies.

Innovation, scaling and research projects

From its inception in June 2013 until its end in November 2017, Making All Voices Count issued 178 grants:

  • 72 to innovation projects
  • 38 to scaling projects
  • 7 to tech hubs
  • 61 to research projects.

Fourteen key messages about tech and accountable governance

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Five lessons about supporting innovation

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A learning programme

Making All Voices Count generated research-based evidence on how technologies contribute to accountable governance change processes, and practice-based learning on how to support innovation in this field.

This site

This is an archive of resources from the programme. You can search our publications, projects and blogs by theme and by country, and by type of project or publication.

What happens when policy champions move on? The case of…
Aalia Cassim

When champions of a developmental approach to social welfare move on, does the policy momentum decrease?

Technology innovation hubs and policy engagement
Nanjira Sambuli J. Preston Whitt

Technology innovation hubs in Africa are engaging with local policy-makers in five ways

MOPA: How an app generates data that help clean-up Maputo

November 16, 2017

Improving Maputo's waste collection through participatory monitoring

Greater than the sum of its parts: impact of the…

November 22, 2017

Learning together about different aspects of collective work in South Africa